Name Index


Ilsington: Accident in 1639

Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries 11 (1920-21) pp. 275-277.



Prepared by Michael Steer

The Note relates to an accident in 1639 at Ilsington when the tiny schoolhouse collapsed. The names of the 17 students involved are listed together with the schoolmaster. A complete account from that time with a photograph of the old school house appears on the Devon Heritage website. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. The copy of this rare book is held in the collection of Albert William Bryant Messenger, and is available from the Internet Archive the Internet Archive.

Baker, John 277
Baker, Josias 277
Bowden, Hoscar 277
Byrd, David 277
Corbin, Han 277
Corbin, Thomas 277
Crevose, John 277
Degon, Humphy 276-7
Degon, John 277
Foord, John 277
Gurrell, John 277
Lampseed, Henry 277
Leate, Edward 277
Leate, John (or Leafe) 277
Leere, David 277
Leere, Henry 277
Leere, John 277
Leere, Thomas 277
Michelmore, John 277
Patch, Rev J D H 275
Pomroy, Charles 277
Potter, Barthomew 277
Potter, Thomas 277
Satturley, Hannibal 277
Simonde, John 277
Smerdon, Richard 277
Smerdon, Thomas 277
Soaper, Will 277
Stancombe, John 277
Surrage, Will 277
Tyler, Stephen 277
Vicars, John 275